In 2015,552 suicides were reported in New York City (NYC); approximately two-thirds occurred among males and one-third among females. While the suicide rate among males has been consistently and markedly higher than among females, the gap has narrowed in recent years due to an increase among females
This report summarizes NYC construction deaths by worker characteristics and circumstances of injury. Falls accounted for 60% of fatal construction injuries. Older workers and those w/lower education levels were disproportionately fatally injured.
From 2012 to 2015, injury was the cause of 10% of deaths among infants younger than 1 year old in NYC; among these, 75% were sleep-related. This report highlights the prevalence of unsafe sleep environmental risk factors.
Suicide rates in NYC remained stable, overall, from 2010 to 2019; individuals 45 to 64 years of age had the highest rate of suicide in the city; White NYers had the highest suicide rate; the greatest increase was among Black female NYers.